There Are No Spies

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Thorndike Press, 1987 - Fiction - 417 pages
2 Reviews
This daring new bestselling novel from the author of Hemingway's Notebook andPublic Murders continues the action-packed escapades of master spy Devereaux, forcibly yanked out of retirement to play the pawn in a top-secret governmentplan.

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Review: There Are No Spies (November Man #7)

User Review  - Paul Boger - Goodreads

Like Richard Stark writing The Karla Trilogy, with Parker as George Smiley. Dirty, rapid-fire, with just enough humor to catch a breath. I read this out-of-sequence, and wish I'd had more of the ... Read full review

Review: There Are No Spies (November Man #7)

User Review  - Cyndy - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book and will most likely read more of the November Man series. It was an interesting story about a retired spy that is contacted in an odd manner, how he deals with the contact initially, and his subsequently drawn back into the world he thought he was done with. Read full review


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Bill Granger was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin on June 1, 1941. He attended DePaul University, where he was editor of the school newspaper, but did not graduate. While serving in the Army in the mid-1960s, he also worked as a copy boy at The Washington Post. During his nearly 40 years in journalism, he reported for United Press International, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Tribune and The Chicago Daily Herald. He wrote 25 novels during his lifetime including The November Man, The Zurich Numbers, and Public Murders, which won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 1981. He occasionally wrote under the pseudonyms Joe Gash and Bill Griffiths. He also wrote three nonfiction books with his wife including The Magic Feather. He died of heart failure on April 22, 2012 at the age of 70.

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